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Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Asset Division
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Alimony
  • Paternity
  • Post-divorce Modifications
  • Contempt
  • Guardianships of Minors
  • Child Welfare
  • Grandparent Visitation

Amy Sollins

How Amy Serves You

Amy Sollins is an experienced practitioner with over a decade of experience handling sensitive and complicated family law matters. Her practice areas include divorce, asset division, child support, custody, alimony, paternity, contempt, child welfare, guardianship of minors, and contested adoptions. While Amy's experience is broad and deep, she is particularly passionate about handling child-related matters.

Amy prides herself on conducting her work with dignity, integrity, and compassion. She draws on her mental health background to effectively guide her clients through some of the most challenging times in their lives. Amy is nonjudgmental, a good listener, and a responsive communicator. Her clients feel very well-supported.

Colleagues and clients alike respect Amy's keen intellect, careful attention to detail, and meticulous preparation. Amy is committed to finding creative and cost-effective solutions for her clients. While resolution through an amicable settlement is ideal, as a seasoned litigator, Amy is undaunted to take the matter to trial.

Legal Experience

Amy Sollins represents families and children in a variety of contexts. Her practice areas include divorce, asset division, child support, custody, alimony, paternity, post-divorce modifications, contempt, guardianships of minors, child welfare (DCF), and grandparent visitation.

She handles contested litigation in the Probate and Family Court as well as attorney-assisted dispute resolution. She is also an experienced appellate attorney, representing people who want to appeal final judgments that resulted from a trial or appeal from temporary orders.

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Asset Division
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Alimony
  • Paternity
  • Post-divorce Modifications
  • Contempt
  • Guardianships of Minors
  • Child Welfare
  • Grandparent Visitation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
Professional Associations
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Former Member of the Family Law Section Council
  • CPCS Children and Family Law Appellate Panel
  • CPCS Mental Health Division Appellate Panel
Professional Experience
  • Legasey & Niarchos, LLC, Associate
  • Law Office of Neila J. Straub, Associate
  • Massachusetts Superior Court, Law Clerk
  • University of Pennsylvania, Center for Cognitive Therapy, Intake Coordinator
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Biobehavioral Unit, Clinical/Research Intern
Education
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • 2004
  • Swarthmore College
    • 1997
    • Major: Psychology